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Fenzi Group Announces Acquisition of Advanced Glass Technologies

November 30, 2021

Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A acquired Johnson Matthey’s Advanced Glass Technologies business, a global provider of specialist glass enamels and precious metal pastes supplied mainly to the automotive sector. The acquisition is expected to close in the spring of 2022.

Pilkington UK Appoints Neil Syder Managing Director

November 30, 2021

Pilkington United Kingdom Ltd., part of the NSG Group, appointed Neil Syder to managing director to lead the glass manufacturer as it adapts to an age of decarbonization and targets new opportunities.

Renaud Schmitt Rejoins A+W Software as Cantor Customer Support Specialist

November 29, 2021

Renaud Schmitt, an A+W veteran, returned to the North American team as a Cantor customer support specialist. He worked for A+W for 14 years from 2005 to 2019. Schmitt brings unrivaled knowledge of A+W’s software solutions, say company officials.

Renaud Schmitt Rejoins A+W Software as Cantor Customer Support Specialist

Total Construction Starts Soar in October

November 23, 2021

Total construction starts pushed 16 percent higher in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.01 trillion, according to Dodge Construction Network.

Sisecam and Ciner Group Invest in U.S. Soda Ash Market

November 23, 2021

Şişecam and Ciner Group, Turkish-origin global companies, will co-invest $4 billion in the U.S. soda ash industry.

ABI October: Business Conditions Remain Strong

November 23, 2021

Architecture firm billings continued to rise in October, although the pace of growth decreased modestly from that of the last few months, according to the American Institute of Architects. However, the Architecture Billings Index score of 54.3 means that business conditions remain generally strong, and that most architecture firms are still seeing billings growth.

YKK AP Inc. Releases 2021 Integrated Report

November 22, 2021

YKK AP Inc. issued its annual report, “YKK AP Integrated Report 2021.” The report serves as a communication tool for all stakeholders such as customers, business partners, and local communities. It can now be viewed at ykkapamerica.com or ykkap.co.jp

Lamatek Announces 2021 Sales Team Promotions

November 22, 2021

Lamatek promoted two members of their sales team. Leticia “Lety” Santiago and BarbaraRyan Myers-Peterson have been moved up to the role of account manager.

Lamatek Announces 2021 Sales Team Promotions

Glasstec Conference Speakers to Address Reducing Glass Industry’s Carbon Footprint

November 16, 2021

The glasstec Update conference, to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Nov. 25 and 26, will have experts from science and economy debating the pressing issues of the future and challenges for the global glass industry.

Quanex Names Kim Garcia New Chief Human Resources Officer

November 16, 2021

As chief human resources officer, Garcia will continue to oversee global human resources and payroll activities for Quanex. Her responsibilities will also include driving recruitment and retainment efforts across Quanex’s international operations.